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A magnet attracts a piece of iron. The iron can then attract another piece of iron. On the basis of domain alignment, explain what happens in each piece of iron.

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A magnet when brought in contact with a piece of iron, produces a domain alignment in iron which creates a strong external magnetic field around it.

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This external magnetic field makes iron behave as if it is an original magnet. Now, for another piece of iron kept near t...

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